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  1. Hawk

    Do not upgrade to iOS 13

    I got the notification that 13 was available, but I tend to wait a little before updating due to bugs. Ho-boy, there are bugs. One reporter was quoted as calling it a “clusterfuck”. It’s bad. The DOD is even telling their people not to upgrade due to a big vulnerability. I am not going to list...
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    My iPad Air impressions

    So the iPad Air is my first Apple tablet, and coming from being an iPhone user since the original, I wasn't sure exactly what to expect. Sure, I've seen them in stores, played with them a little, but owning and using one in a real world environment is a lot different than spending 10 minutes in...
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    My iPad Air seems slow...

    Maybe it's just the apps I was using, but I actually bogged it down to a crawl. Actually locked it up using skyfire. Anyone else having issues? Sent using iCafe app
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    So I'm looking for an "all in one" case...

    My iPad Air arrives tomorrow. I have spent a couple hours looking at possible case options, and then went to best buy and looked at them in person. 3 stand out as being top keyboard folio cases, all of them are about 99.00. #3- the new Zagg keyboard case with backlit keys. Great option if you...
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    Google maps now available!

    If you are one of the many frustrated with Apple Maps, and can't find a suitable replacement yet, good news! Google Maps is now available in the App Store, and its free! The layout has changed a little to give more room for maps, and less borders and such, and it will take a little to get used...
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    Problems with making calls and using data...

    Ok, so I chalked it up to a buggy iOS, but now I am not so sure. I have been having problems for weeks with not getting my notifications most of the time, and recently I found out that I am not getting voicemail notifications for days after the message is left. I was on the phone with Chase...
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    Anyone else think that iOS 6 is buggy as hell?

    In all the versions of iOS I've used, (and that would be ALL of them) I've never had on that was so "buggy" as iOS 6. I get app crashes daily, and it's not necessarily the same apps crashing. In a lot of cases, it seems random. In other cases, it seems to happen when going from wifi to LTE, or...
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    How much space is used in "other" on a clean iPhone 5?

    The reason I ask is that I backed up my old phone and then synced my new iP5 with my iTunes. My other is smaller than my jailbroken iPhone 4, but I want to make sure I don't have any extraneous software I'm unable to use tucked away in the OS
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    Has anyone else seen this yet?

    This is from ZAGG's community blog, but it has pics of what they believe to be is the next iphone- complete with smaller dock port, bottom located headphone jack, and uni-body construction. The black pic shows the body without the next "top piece" in place, and the white one has the "top piece"...
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    Jawbone icon for $24.99!

    Check it out! http://www.bensoutlet.com/products/jb-icon This is NOT a one day sale either. It's while supplies last. I love mine and I'm tempted to pick up a few more as spares.
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    64GB AT&T 3G iPad for $449!!

    This is the original iPad, not the iPad 2 This sale can be found at 1saleaday.com
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    So of those that upgraded to iOS 5

    So of those that upgraded to iOS5, who still likes iCloud? I am asking because there is a very small amount of what is does I find appealing and the rest I find a bit too "out there". I want my data, files, and media on my phone, not hanging out on some server somewhere. Especially with the...
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    So is iOS worth losing my Jailbreak?

    Just curious. I use SBSettings a LOT and I love my fakeclockup. Those are really the only 2 jailbreak apps I have, but I don't want to give them up if iOS5 isn't something particularly special. And for the record, I don't want any iCloud services, so that is not a selling point.
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    45,000 Verizon employees on Strike

    Just read this article on the CNN app. Apparently Verizon (who posted over 6 Billion is profits recently) is trying to cut costs with the employee wages and benefits. The unions aren't having it. Personally, I hate greedy businessses. And while I don't know the whole story, it is fairly obvious...
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    Ok this is disturbing....

    Last night we had a block party for some neighbors that were back in town visiting. While talking to some of my neighbors, we were discussing the crime in the neighborhood and I mentioned that they could buy a 4 camera dvr system for around $150 online and where they should put them around the...
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    The Good Joke Thread!

    We've heard the bad ones, now it's time for some good ones! I'll start this off with one of my all-time favorites about a Texas Chili Cook-off. *WARNING* strong langauge. They actually have a Chili Cook-off about the time Halloween comes around. It takes up a major portion of a parking lot at...
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    RedEye Mini Ir Universal Remote

    As some of you know, I search for electronic device deals on 1saleaday.com. Found some great deals on Jawbone headsets, as well as a few other items. One of their "partner sites" is called Ben's Outlet. This site is strictly electronic devices and nothing else. I found on there the RedEye Mini...
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    AppleCare through Amazon

    I found AppleCare through amazon for only 50.99. Just thought I would put that out there since many iPhone 4 owners are approaching the end of their 1 year hardware warranty.
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    New problem with lifetime usage stats

    I know you have all heard this before, but I did search and couldn't find the thread that discussed this problem before. Maybe I am using the wrong keywords... Anyway... Currently, my lifetime usage meter says :4,294,963,526 days, 4,294,963,526 hours (although you cannot read past the 4,2 for...
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    Hate internet Advertisements? Opt-Out!

    Nothing pisses me off more than internet advertisements. Especially ones that seem to know your businesss from searches and sites. Besides using AdBlocker, I didn't think that there was much I could do, but I have found a solution...